Papaver orientale 'Turkenlouis'

Oriental Poppy

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7

Fringed, fire-red ruffled petals on this bloom make a dramatic impact on the late spring garden. Strong stems hold the big blooms.

Height

28-34 in

Spread

18-22 in

Color

Red

Bloom Time

May-June

When to Divide

after flowering, while dormant

Good Companions

Golden Hakone (Hakonechloa macra), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), English Lavender (Perennial) (Lavandula angustifolia), Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Snowdrop Anemone (Anemone sylvestris)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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